Boating on Lake Minnetonka? Clean up after yourself, groups urge

Boating on Lake Minnetonka? Clean up after yourself, groups urge

The “Zero Waste” campaign urges boaters to leave behind zero trash.
Variety
10 minutes ago
The Mall of America's new thrid-floor addition includes a 6,000-square-foot atrium that is bathed in natural light.

First part of Mall of America's new $325M addition opens

The first part of the Mall of America’s new $325 million addition recently opened to the public. Visitors can now access the third floor of the expansion along the north side of the mall and a new food court that includes a wall of windows looking out onto the nearby Ikea and the airport.
West Metro
8:57am
After shopping in the Otsego Super Target Wednesday afternoon, Geralyn...

Target makes new plan after Minnetonka rejects liquor license

The Minnetonka City Council rejection of Target Corp.’s application for a liquor store has sent the company back to the drawing board and raised questions about the prospects for another national retailer, Total Wine & More, to enter the suburb.
West Metro
8:03am

Twin Cities facing an 'epidemic' of golf cart thefts

What’s behind the thievery? There’s the rising popularity of golf carts as all-around utility vehicles. Plus, they are lightweight, valuable and anonymous.
West Metro
8:03am
Jeremiah Whitten briefly lost his state health coverage in August. He takes 25 pills daily after a bone marrow transplant.

Needy have to scramble after Minn. cancels health benefits

The state determined that 40,000 low-income Minnesotans would be dropped from health coverage by Sept. 1 because they no longer qualified or failed to turn in paperwork. But it appears mistakes were made.
West Metro
7:38am

Hennepin sees violent crime rise more in suburbs than in Mpls.

Violent crime surged in suburban Hennepin County in the first half of 2015, taking a much larger jump outside the city of Minneapolis, according to new statistics.
Music
1:25am

Rock 'n' roll high school: High Spirits shake up St. Louis Park's 50-year reunion

St. Louis Park High's 50-year reunion last weekend had a special twist: a performance by a bunch of sixty-something musicians who haven’t played together since a one-off reunion in 1997.
West Metro
September 4

West metro police blotter excerpts

EDINAAUG. 12Theft: A gun and camera were stolen from the 4300 block of Cornelia Circle.INDEPENDENCEAUG. 17Animal complaint: A woman from a home in…
West Metro
September 4

West metro briefs: Chaska Curling Center offers informational meeting Sept. 16

CHASKALearn about curling leagues on Sept. 16The Chaska Curling Center will hold a league informational meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Community…
West Metro
September 4
Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire looked around CHS Field in St. Pau...

Minnesota United owner looked at 30 stadium sites, had 3 finalists

Bill McGuire told a St. Paul group of community leaders that they “will like” the kind of potential development being discussed in conjunction with construction of the 18,500-seat stadium.
West Metro
September 4

Southdale Medical Center in Edina nears finish for new addition, giant parking ramp

Southdale Medical Center’s $34.7 million project comes as demand for medical office space remains high.
West Metro
September 3

Hot Property: Bottineau Ridge Apartments Phase II in Maple Grove

Type: Rental apartments Units: 100 Developer: Duffy Development Details: The developer of the newly opened Bottineau Ridge workforce housing apartments in Maple Grove is ready…
South Metro
September 3

Archdiocese removes second priest accused of abuse in a week

The Rev. Joseph Gallatin is the second priest in the past week to be disciplined, a pace considered “extraordinary” by some victim advocates.
Variety
September 3

MSP to have luxury lounge for those flying any airline

The lounge at MSP will offer food, beverages, Wi-Fi and other comforts, and have an area where kids "can cut loose" — all for a fee.
West Metro
September 3
Kindergarten teacher Sadie Fitzgerald greeted former student, now firs...

Late Labor Day, spread-out start to school have families scrambling

The Minnesota State Fair, resorts and day cares are seeing the effects.
West Metro
September 2

Minnesota medical marijuana manufacturer delays opening additional dispensaries

Minnesota Medical Solutions says it needs more enrollees to justify cost of dispensaries.
West Metro
September 2
New Met Council Chair Adam Duininck held a news conference at the Metr...

Southwest light-rail project planning continues, despite delays, uncertainties

Lawsuits, financial concerns, municipal approvals still remain for the $1.77 billion project.
West Metro
September 2

Telephone scam draws a warning in Carver County

Carver County officials have warned residents of a recent telephone scam that involves a caller contacting a victim and suggesting that they overpaid taxes.
West Metro
September 2

Obituary: Gene Hennig had a life of adventure and caring

Gene Hennig didn’t start a bucket list after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2013, at age 65. He was already well on his…
West Metro
September 2
The meditation room features a large bubble wall and soft lighting.

Opening of Brooklyn Park hospital shows demand for pediatric mental health care

Opening of 50-bed facility in Brooklyn Park fills a need for mental health, crisis services.
Eat & Drink
September 1

North Star legend Lou Nanne putting his name on Edina steakhouse

The owner of Rojo Mexican Grill and Ling & Louie's is partnering with the hockey legend on an Edina steakhouse.

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